Search Tag: Patient-centred

Executive Health Management

5 Hospital Benefits of Patient-Centred Care

2015 09 Jun

The patient-centred care model benefits patients who become more empowered and receive better care. More than a trend, industry experts and policy advocates everywhere have touted it as the strategy that will fix the healthcare system once and for all, according to Richard Kimball Jr., a financial executive with deep proficiency in the healthcare industry... Read more

IT Management

mHealth Patient Engagement Rises But...

2015 23 May

Although cellular phones and other mobile devices providing patient-centred technology actively engage patients in care, evidence of effectiveness in improving health-related outcomes is limited, according to a new Commonwealth Fund report. In addition, "providers have not been able to effectively leverage technology tools" to improve population... Read more

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The State of the Learning Healthcare System

2015 21 May

The vision of the “Learning Healthcare System”, established nearly a decade ago, aims to promote a system by which research is integrated rapidly into clinical practice based on electronic health records (EHR). Supporters and critics of the vision have expressed differing opinions on its progress. “The optimists say that patients are engaged and that... Read more

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National Recognition For Nationwide Children’s Hospital

2015 16 Mar

Nationwide Children’s Hospital has received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centred processes that focus on highly coordinated care and long-term, participative relationships the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) announced. Nationwide Children’s achieved Level 3 standards, the highest... Read more

IMAGING Management

#ECR2015: Putting Patients at the Heart of Radiology

2015 07 Mar

Putting patients at the centre of care involves radiologists, patients and next of kin, according to speakers at a session at the European Congress of Radiology today, organised by the ESR’s Patient Advisory Group . Established by the ESR 2 years ago, the PAG includes seven patient representatives from the whole spectrum of disease areas as well as... Read more

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High-Earning MDs: Fewer Patients, More Procedures

2014 12 Dec

A UCLA study has shown for the first time that higher-earning physicians make more money by ordering more procedures and services per patient, rather than by seeing more patients. This "very surprising" finding may not be in the best interest of patients, according to a research letter published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine . Researchers... Read more

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Zoom On: Dr. Amy Abernethy

2014 09 Sep

Amy Abernethy, MD, PhD is an oncologist, researcher and Associate Professor at Duke University Schools of Medicine and Nursing. She works as the Medical Director - Oncology Quality, Outcomes and Patient Centred Care, Duke University Health System. In addition to a long list of professional titles and associations, Dr. Abernethy is one of the biggest... Read more

IMAGING Management

ECR 2014: Patient Advisory Group Promotes Patient-Centred Radiology

2014 09 Mar

One year on from its launch, the European Society of Radiology's Patient Advisory Group for Medical Imaging (PAGMI) has already contributed much to the work of the society. The Group was launched by the ESR and the European Patient's Forum at the European Congress of Radiology in 2013. "Our aim is to positively influence advances in the field... Read more

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HIMSS 2014: Improved Care Team Communications Through Mobile Heartbeat CURE

2014 30 Jan

Consolidating clinical communications, patient-centric workflow and a real-time clinical team directory, a secure smartphone application connects all members of a patient’s care team and enables better patient care at a lower cost. Mobile Heartbeat launches Mobile Heartbeat CURE (Clinical Urgent REsponse), a smartphone application enabling secure... Read more

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Philips and Russia’s MEDSI Enter Healthcare Technology Partnership

2014 27 Jan

Philips and Russia’s largest network of private clinics sign MOU for strategic partnership Royal Philips and MEDSI, Russia’s largest network of private clinics, have announced a strategic partnership to develop a clinical network aimed at providing efficient medical care in Russia.  MEDSI president Alexey Chupin, and Peter Vullinghs, CEO... Read more